This being a national holiday, the baseball schedule features 11 day games.

In Atlanta the Braves are playing the Red Sox, who have lost 10 straight games. That's Boston's longest losing streak in 20 years. The free fall has dropped the defending World Champs into last place in the American League East, eight games back of the Blue Jays. Toronto has won nine of its last 10 games and this evening is home to Tampa Bay.

The rest of the day schedule has the Mets at home to the Pirates, Miami in Washington, Milwaukee's Brewers at home to Baltimore, the Indians in Chicago for the start of series with the White Sox, Minnesota entertaining Texas, the Giants at home to the Cubs, the Phillies home to the Rockies, the Angels at Seattle and the Tigers, who have lost six of their last 10 games, in Oakland facing an A's team which has lost four in a row.

Tonight's abbreviated card has Houston at Kansas City, the Dodgers home to the Reds and San Diego at Arizona.